How To Quickly Scan A Book With Pictures

It becomes quite frustrating to scan a book which consists of many pictures as a user have to change the settings of the scanner every time a picture appears. When an image comes up for scan, then the user have to change the settings to grayscale with one-sided, then for the next page, a user has to again change the settings to black for scanning the text.

If your scanning project consists of numerous pictures and images, then it could result in a challenging job and require a lot of precious time. So users can refer to the tips and tricks mentioned below to cut short such lengthy scanning projects and reduce some stress of unnecessary hard labor.

  • Head to the “Auto choosing” feature of your scanner which is dedicated to managing the scan type which could be either grayscale or black and white.
  • If your scanning project consists of some documents with a lot of images and pictures, then you can simply try and scan the files in a regular manner. Which includes changing the settings of the scanner to grayscale every time a document with an image appears.

Or alternatively, you can first scan all the text documents in black and white and after that scan all the other documents with images and pictures in grayscale to have colored images. By following this simple tip, you can save a lot of your sessions and time that you would have to put in if you chose to change the setting for every document.

  • Another tip that can come in handy while scanning documents with images are by creating short term goals. For instance, if a user has to scan a book with 400 pages, then they can either do it in a single sitting, which could be quite tiring. So a user can instead create small goals and take regular intervals to complete their job and save a lot of time efficiently.
  • If you are tasked with scanning a book with 400 pages, then you can divide it into two parts and scan 200 pages first and then scan 200 pages after taking a short break. This would tremendously release the stress from the user and allow them to complete his job more effectively.

By following the tips mentioned above, a user can make the challenging task of scanning documents with multiple images. Hopefully, users will now be able to scan large documents with various images in a much more time effective and less frustrating manner.

Deam Jones is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at

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